The Ohio City Bicycle Co-op depends on the expertise of a small but dedicated staff, and a large group of volunteers who believe in the co-op’s mission. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have about getting involved, joining us for an event, or donating to OCBC.

People

Staff

  • Jim Sheehan – Executive Director
  • Al Baron – Mechanic
  • Joe Fuller – Mechanic
  • Erik Anderson – Volunteer Coordinator
  • Eric Gearhart – Administrator

OCBC Board of Directors

  • Keely Andrews
  • Jill Davis
  • Pedro Sarsama
  • Cathy Manzo
  • John McGovern
  • Ray Query
  • James Watson
  • Jennifer Stuart Lesch

Partners

Local Bike Shops

These are shops that are good to us – we recommend them for all of your accessory, new bike, and bike repair needs. (Don’t think we’re playing favorites – this is alphabetical!)

Beat Cyles – A newer shop in Lakewood and donor to our most recent Winter Expo B icycle Hub – Mentor-based bike shop which has generously supported the Co-op

Bike Authority – A donor to our programs

Blazing Saddle Cycle – Local shop with two locations in Gordon Square and Little Italy

The Broadway Cyclery – Local shop and event partner

Century Cycles – A donor and collection point for donation bikes

Eddy’s Bike Shop – Local shop, North Olmsted location serves as collection point for OCBC donations F airview Cycle – Local shop and event partner

Fridrich Bicycle – One of the oldest bike shops in Cleveland and consistent partner in our efforts

Joy Machines – Local shop and event partner

Mountain Road Cycles – A donor and collection point for donation bikes

Simpler Times – Bike refurbishment shop and bicycle gallery, recent donor to our Winter Expo

Solon Bike – Solon-based shop and local event partner

Spin – Partner and collection point for donation bikes

St. Clair Bikeworks – Fellow Bike Co-op based in the St. Clair – Superior neighborhood

Upcycles – Like-minded bike recyclery located on Cleveland’s West Side

Supporting Businesses

Brick and Barrel Brewing – Beverage Donor at our most recent Winter Expo and a great neighbor in the Flats

Earlybird Brewing Co. – Beverage donor and event partner

Great Lakes Brewing Company – Food donor and event partner

Park Tools – Supports OCBC with great tool discounts

Shimano – Funder (Through LAB) of our Bike Driver’s Ed VIP scholarships

Wild Oats Market – Generous donor of food for our 3rd annual summer ride